Shirataki Spaghetti with Beef and Eggplant Ragu

 

Shirataki Spaghetti with Beef and Eggplant Ragu
Recipe type: Beef
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Ingredients
  • 1 package Shirataki Spaghetti Noodles
  • ½ pound 92%-lean ground beef
  • 4 cloves garlic, chopped
  • ½ teaspoon fennel seed
  • 3 cups diced eggplant (about ½ medium)
  • 2 teaspoons extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 8 ounce cans no salt added tomato sauce
  • 1 cup red wine
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh oregano or 1 teaspoon dried
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ½ teaspoon freshly ground pepper
  • 2 teaspoons pine nuts, toasted
  • ½ cup crumbled feta (optional)
Instructions
  1. Drain and rinse Shirataki Spaghetti Noodles. Dry on paper towels.
  2. Meanwhile, cook beef, garlic and fennel seeds in a large nonstick skillet over medium heat, until the beef is browned, about 3 minutes.
  3. Add eggplant and oil; cook, stirring occasionally, until the eggplant browns, about 5 minutes.
  4. Add tomato sauce and wine; cook, stirring occasionally, until the sauce thickens, about 10 minutes.
  5. Stir in oregano, salt and pepper.
  6. Place pasta on serving dish; serve topped with the sauce and sprinkled with pine nuts and feta, if using.

Chicken and Shirataki Noodles in Peanut Sauce

Chicken and Shirataki Noodles in Peanut Sauce
Recipe type: Chicken Dishes
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Ingredients
  • 1 rotisserie chicken (1½ to 1¾ pounds)
  • 1 garlic clove
  • 1 one-inch piece fresh peeled ginger
  • ½ cup smooth peanut butter (regular)
  • ⅔ cup warm water
  • 1½ tablespoons soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon Asian sesame oil
  • 1 tablespoon red wine or cider vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • ½-1 teaspoon red chile flakes (to taste)
  • 1 package Shirataki Noodles
  • 1 10-ounce package sugar snap peas
  • 4 scallions, thinly sliced
Instructions
  1. Remove chicken from bones and slice or shred. Set aside.
  2. Drop garlic and ginger in the bowl of a food processor until finely chopped. Add peanut butter, water, soy sauce, sesame oil, vinegar, sugar, and chile flakes and process until smooth.
  3. In a small pan of boiling water add sugar snap peas and cook 2 minutes. Drain and rinse under running water briefly.
  4. Drain and rinse Shirataki Noodles under warm water to heat.
  5. Serve chicken on top of noodles and snap peas. Pour sauce over and sprinkle with scallions.